ALEC

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

Missouri GOP Votes to Gut Anti-Gerrymandering Reform Approved by Voters

Amid the pandemic, Missouri Republicans are pushing a measure that could lead to a precedent helping the GOP gerrymander state districts throughout the country.

2020 Primary category in which blog post is published

Democratic Party Backs ALEC-Tied Rep Against Progressive Challenger

Arizona Democrat Rep. Tom O’Halleran is an alumnus of corporate front group the American Legislative Exchange Council, but Nancy Pelosi, Steny Hoyer, and the DCCC are helping him beat back a primary challenge from Democrat Eva Putzova.

ALEC Primary category in which blog post is published

These Companies Promised to Be Socially Responsible, But They Are Pushing ALEC’s Right-Wing Agenda

Just days before their CEOs pledged to work for all Americans, a dozen major corporations sent lobbyist to ALEC’s annual retreat to work in secret with lawmakers on bills to promote fossil fuels and bust unions.

Quick Hits Primary category in which blog post is published

As it Cultivates a Socially Responsible Image, Juul Sends Lobbyist to ALEC’s Annual Meeting

Juul says it wants to “make a meaningful, positive impact on our communities,” but by participating in ALEC it is working with a group that helps corporations violate the public interest.

Gerrymandering Primary category in which blog post is published

ALEC Launches Effort to Protect Gerrymandering from Judges

Efforts to limit the courts' role in creating district maps come as 2020 redistricting looms.